Mihika Basu


Governor asks Mumbai University V-C Rajan Welukar to resume duties
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

“I am thankful to the honourable Chancellor,” Welukar told The Indian Express.

Mumbai varsity’s V-C Rajan Welukar told to stop coming to work
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

There has been a controversy over Welukar’s eligibility for the post that began in 2010 with his appointment.

MU teachers to get a crash course on N-E culture
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Citing HRD ministry’s communication, UGC asks varsities to take ‘urgent steps’

IIT-B to groom personality of its students to give them cutting edge
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

After undergrad students, institute now plans to introduce programme to improve communication skills and personality of its pg students

No new college to get affiliation next academic year, says Mumbai University
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The plan document also talks about skill-based programmes in the existing colleges to make students employable.

Industry funding still a trickle for IIT-B despite its toppers
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Data shows the industry share was just 18% of the Rs 215.52 crore the institute received in 2013-14.

‘Hike research students’ stipend, low pay causing brain drain’
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

At present, while PhD students get a monthly fellowship of Rs 16,000 in the first two months.

Proposed regulation mandates checking of students, people working at labs that use acids
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Draft amendment drawn up after state decided to regulate acid under the Poisons Act, 1919.

Child rights panel bans use of Govindas below 12 yrs of age
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

‘Using kids to form human pyramids during Dahi Handi dangerous, criminal’.

Thousands of management, engineering seats go vacant again
Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Students can submit their choices till July 15 for engineering programmes; seat allotment details of first round on July 16.

Adoption without legal procedure: child rights panel orders action
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

In the adoption deed, which was drawn up in Sindhudurg, the natural mother has declared that her four-year-old daughter has been transferred to the adoptive family.

Rural development fellows scheme sees 50% rise in aspirants
Tue, May 27, 2014

While  it may be difficult to find doctors who are willing to do a rural stint across the country, the second batch of the Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) scheme, which is a Centrally-sponsored scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development, government of India and and is being implemented with the support of the […]

4 firms adopt BARC’s technology to detect water contamination
Mon, May 19, 2014

BARC official said that the unsafe water sample can be further tested easily, to quantify the fluoride level roughly in order to know how unsafe it is.

Working to get more foreign PG students: IIT-B director
Thu, May 15, 2014

QS Asian university ranking gives the premier institute 201-plus on international students parameter.

TISS aims to raise Rs 755 cr for ambitious expansion plans
Wed, May 14, 2014

Since the launch of “Emerge” in February this year, TISS has already raised Rs 25 crore.

MU looks at ways to include N-E cultural heritage in curriculum
Sun, May 04, 2014

It has also recommended a range of areas where the curriculum can be changed.

Increase in extreme wet, dry spells in India: Study
Fri, May 02, 2014

The data, collected from the IMD, shows that when rainfall occurs, it is much heavier.

Education dept to set up redressal forum to check RTE Act violations
Thu, May 01, 2014

Data further shows that close to 74 per cent seats set aside for EWS students have not been filled for the academic year 2013-14, till August 2013.

Patent filing by IIT Bombay up by nearly 400%, students major contributors
Thu, Feb 06, 2014

According to the office of the dean, research and development (R&D), almost all the patents filed by IIT Bombay have student contributors.